Yasiel Puig

Cuban baseball player

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Yasiel Puig: Cuban baseball player
Yasiel Puig Valdés is a Cuban-born American professional baseball right fielder for the Cleveland Indians of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Cincinnati Reds. His nickname is "The Wild Horse", given to him by former longtime Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully. Puig is the all-time leader in postseason appearances for the Dodgers with 58.


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MLB player becomes American citizen years after escaping Cuba

Because of America's relationship with Cuba, Puig had to be smuggled into the country through Mexico
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Cole extends win streak to 9 games, Astros beat Indians 7-1

Gerrit Cole pitched one-run ball over seven innings and extended his winning streak to a career-best nine games as the Houston Astros beat the Indians 7-1, spoiling the Cleveland debut of Yasiel Puig.. - Published

Yasiel Puig (who is being traded) involved in wild Reds-Pirates brawl

Things got wild in the ninth inning of Tuesday's game between the Reds and Pirates. - Published

Trevor Bauer to Reds, Yasiel Puig to Indians, top prospect Taylor Trammell to Padres in three-team trade

The Indians are trading their prized-right hander in a three-team deal that gets them two outfielders and a prospect. - Published

Reds snap 4-game losing skid with 3-2 win over Cardinals

Yasiel Puig hit a game-tying double to end Miles Mikolas' shutout bid, Josh VanMeter followed with his first major league home run and the Cincinnati Reds snapped a four-game losing streak with a 3-2.. - Published

Cubs pitcher calls Yasiel Puig 'stupid as (expletive)' following benches-clearing incident

Benches emptied in the game between the Reds and Cubs after Cincinnati's Yasiel Puig was hit by a pitch. There were more strong words postgame. - Published